PA SugarHouse Sportsbook has completed its testing period with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board and is now live as the first PA online sportsbook and mobile app (Android only for now).
A customer service rep confirmed the site went live again at 10am today. Online banking (ACH) options have been added as well. This deposit option was not included during the 3 day testing period.
PA @PlaySugarHouse is now in 100% launch mode!
Online banking options now added.
iOS issues still present. pic.twitter.com/opBHSS0RMQ
— PA Sportsbooks (@PASportsbooks) May 31, 2019
iOS Problems Continue
A major hurdle for new sports bettors in PA is the continuing issues with gaming apps in the Apple/iOS app store. Even the most basic use of mobile web on iOS is not an option, because SugarHouse must be able to check your location. On desktop, this is accomplished by forcing you to download geo-location software. Yo will receive the following message when you try to access the SugarHouse PA sportsbook on iOS:
Big news here…… no iOS app yet SugarHouse Sportsbook players in PA. pic.twitter.com/kf5D7PtD2e
— PA Sportsbooks (@PASportsbooks) May 28, 2019
PA Sports Betting Podcast
Kyle Scott of CrossingBroad.com and Jason Ziernicki of PASportsbooks.com discuss the launch of PA online sports betting. Which sportsbook will be launching next? When are the major brands like FanDuel Sportsbook PA and Fox Bet set to enter the PA online space?